Shirley Sprague Tucker Collection
Scope and Contents
The Shirley Sprague Tucker Papers contains three scrapbooks with photographs and news articles.
- 1950 - 1954
- Other: Date acquired: 10/08/2015
- Tucker, Sprague Shirley (Person)
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Collection is open for research.
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Shirley Sprague Tucker was born in St. Ignace, Michigan in 1922. In 1978 she moved from St. James, Missouri to Bradenton, Missouri. Tucker served as a sergeant in the United States Women in the Air Force (WAF) from 1950-1954. Later she joined the American Red Cross where she served in military hospitals in San Diego, California, Manila, Philippines, Wiesbaden, Germany, Verdun, France, at Boys Town of Missouri and finally, HRS of Manatee County. She volunteered as a tutor for Manatee Technical Institute and Literary Council, also for a period the Honor Guard with the American Legion. She had been a resident at Westminister Manor since January, 2010.
4.25 Linear Feet (3 scrapbook boxes)
Language of Materials
Shirley Sprague Tucker served in the United States Women in the Air Force (WAF) from 21 November 1950 to 20 November 1954 before spending ten years working with the International Red Cross.
Method of Acquisition
Gift from William Tucker
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